32 million online quotes for auto insurance were requested through 2007. This helped in the purchase of a record 2 million policies overall through the internet. This is 37 percent more than the previous year.
Between 2004 and 2007, more than 100 million quotes for auto insurance have been requested online.
Firefox has now been downloaded 500,000,000 times. This is a milestone for the browser that now has a regular users base of over 150 million users. The site claims a 17% share in the browser market where Internet Explorer is the market leader.
In the final quarter of 2007,
Netflix added 451,000 new customers to its online DVD rental service
Earned $15.8 million or 24 cents per share
Now, Netflix has a total of 7.48 million customers and $302.4 million in total revenue
The game now has 10 million paying subscribers worldwide. This includes 5.5 million players in Asia, 2.5 million in the US and 2 million in Europe. The membership amount is around $15 per month for one member.
Around $42.5 million (5 percent of the total Presidential Campaign Spending) shall be spent in 2008 on the Internet. Another $67.1 million shall be spent by political advertisers and public policy related campaigners on the internet.
The US Online ad spending is expected to grow by 24 percent in 2008 mainly owing to the Presidential election and Summer Olympics related campaigns.
The top ten websites in terms of the number of unique visitors from Canada for the month of December 2007 are:
6. Time Warner
8. Yellow Pages Group
10. Apple Group
The top 10 categories that attracted the maximum traffic for the month of December:
2. Consumer Goods
3. Jewelry/Luxury Goods/Accessories
5. Retail – Music
7. Retail – Food
The site was launched in November and it has already reached one million users. The reach is made by way of providing embeddable widgets. Next in line is a Facebook app.
October 2007 marked the highest perpetration of spam emails. According to Commtouch, the Global Spam levels during this month reached an astounding 96 percent of all emails.
The period between September and October was taken as the base period for the study. Dec 3 – Dec 9 resulted in a 38 percent increase in shopping in UK and 45 percent increase in France. Dec 10 – 16 saw a 35% increase in UK and 39% increase in France.